Grapes

Program puts vineyard employees on a path toward leadership

The first cohort of the Sonoma County Winegrape Growers Foundation Leadership Academy for Vineyard Employees has graduated. The program provides participants with a unique opportunity to learn about a host of topics including financial literacy,... more »

Founding chair to focus on students in new viticulture, enology department

Jean Dodson Peterson will join Washington State University this fall as founding chair of the newly created Department of Viticulture and Enology. “We are all eager for Dr. Dodson Peterson to join the new department... more »

Winegrape assessment rate set at $1.25 for 2022

The Pierce’s Disease and Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Board voted during its June 29 meeting to set the winegrape assessment at $1.25 per $1,000 of value for the 2022 harvest. The board's recommendation was approved by California... more »

Cornell’s AgriTech research center celebrates 140th anniversary

Cornell AgriTech, a preeminent center for food and agricultural research in Geneva, N.Y., will celebrate its 140th anniversary with an open house to showcase its impact on New York’s food and agricultural industries. The center... more »

UGA fruit pathologist inducted into IPM Hall of Fame

The Southern Integrated Pest Management Center (Southern IPM Center) has inducted University of Georgia Cooperative Extension fruit pathologist Phil Brannen into the Integrated Pest Management Hall of Fame for his significant contributions to commercial fruit... more »

Spotted lanternfly arrives in North Carolina’s Forsyth County

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has confirmed the first established presence of the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) in the state. Initial surveys indicate the known distribution of the pest is... more »

Texas A&M AgriLife to conduct grape crush report

Vineyard and winery owners across the state of Texas are being asked for the first time to contribute to a statewide crush report being compiled by Texas A&M AgriLife’s enology program to help gauge the... more »

UF scientists finding grapes to grow in Florida

Florida farmers and other businesspeople are bubbling with enthusiasm to make wine. There are about 40 wineries around Florida. Further, as of 2017 (the most recent year for which there’s data), growers in the Sunshine... more »

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